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    The way we see ourselves is often a reflection of how others see us and what they think of us. Therefore, negative words, especially when they come out of the mouth’s of friends or family, can destroy a child’s self worth. In the book Chinese Cinderella, a memoir, by Adeline Yen Mah, this is exactly what happens to Adeline, ever since her mother died while giving birth to her, Adeline’s family sees her as a curse or bad luck, making her feel unloved or unwanted. Especially Adeline’s stepmother, Niang

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    novel, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, which focuses on the growth of three main characters in a remote village during Mao’s Cultural Revolution, Dai expresses the idea that achieving full maturity isn’t a smooth road towards benefits, but it is one with bumps and potholes. Maturity can’t be obtained easily, it’s obtaining through experience the necessary amount to mature even more. Dai implements many writing strategies by using his own experiences with the Chinese Culture that he grew up

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    identity to prove themselves since China was bigger. (Ten Thousand Leaves) The first poem from the Manʻyōshū is about a man trying to woo a girl... ... middle of paper ... ...This format made it a lot easier for people to understand the poems. The Chinese could also understand the Kokinshū since the second preface was written in manajo. (Murdoch 471) Works Cited Kato, Shuichi. A History of Japanese Literature from the Manʻyōshū to Modern Times. England: Japan Library, 1977. Print. Keene, Donald

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    honor him for defeating his three most dangerous enemies, who are often proclaimed as the unbeatable warriors. The film is a cultural description of Chinese traditions. It has expanded my understanding of Chinese culture by portraying the spectacular

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    Background: During Ancient China, calligraphy was recognized not only as a way of writing text, but as an art. My artifact is an example of the calligraphy that would be on a bronze vessel seal from the Zhou Dynasty. Calligraphy was used to copy Chinese characters in an aesthetically pleasing manner. The earliest form of calligraphy was done by unknown artisans who would create the art for royal and feudal courts. However, they are no longer treated as true calligraphers. Later on, the calligraphers

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    Man’yōshū vs. Kokinshū Impact on Japan

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    poems divided into twenty books. The Man’yōshū compared with the Kokinshū is a lot more diverse because the authors of the poems ranged from the Emperors to the sons of peasants. For example, half of book five is half composed of prose completely in Chinese, book sixteen showed the transition from more prose to poetry, and books seventeen to twenty were Yakamochi’s personal poetic diaries. (“Man’yōshū”) There are many important aspects that can be concluded from this. Because of the great diversity

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    Japanese

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    Korean, Mongolian, and Turkish. This makes some sense seeing the fact that the Yayoi people seem to have migrated from Korea to Japan. Japanese scripts include hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Hiragana is similar to the Chinese cursive script. Katakana is derived from Chinese characters. Kanji is also imported from China. Both Japanese and Western style methods of writing are used in Japanese writing. Japanese elders adhere to the formally known cultural norms while the younger generations are more

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    Amy Tan’s The Bonesetter’s Daughter is about the relationship between mothers and daughters and the importance of understanding one’s life stories. The novel is divided into three parts, wherein the first part we meet Ruth Young and learn of her tumultuous relationship with her mother, LuLing. The second part is a memoir written by LuLing about her own childhood and the titular bonesetter’s daughter. The final part of the novel ties the three generations of women together in strong, but difficult

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    Chinese Cinderella is an Autobiography about Adeline Yen Mah. In the story, it talks about how she suffers under the care of her stepmother Niang. She is over emotional as she over exaggerates all her situations. She is also very intelligent as she makes her life seem so much easier. Thanks to her stubbornness she succeeds as an individual. So is she a good person or is she a bad person. The eponymous character Adeline seems to be ruled by her emotions and feels persecuted by her family. Adeline

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    My creative products are substantial products. My creative products have paper fans, paper wallets, pen containers, pencil bags, coins bags, and so on. Every products have various outlooks and various shapes, but this time I have produce three products only which consist of the paper fan, the paper wallet and the pen container. I would like to make different series of products that mean different series have different themes. All themes are about positive meanings. These positive meanings are happiness

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